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Tootsie Roll posts 2015 growth as Warren Buffet and potential suitors lurk

Tootsie Roll has grown net sales and earnings in the fourth quarter and full-year 2015, which one analysts says may intensify interest from Warren Buffet or Turkish firm Yildiz Holdings.

Tootsie Roll Industries attracting interest from Hershey, Berkshire Hathaway and Yildiz Holdings, says Mintel analyst  Photo: Flickr - Windell Oskay
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Clean eating trend fuels Torie & Howard's hard candy business

Connecticut-based hard candy company Torie & Howard says America's clean eating trend is fueling its business growth. This year, the company has added a new distributor, expanding the firm's reach in New York City.

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Chocoa 2016: Emerging origins, poverty alleviation & future techs

Commercial cocoa plantations poised to double share of global cocoa output while fine flavor cocoa nations rally behind a commodity described as the 'poverty crop'. Discover our key takeaways from Chocoa 2016.

Russia considers a tax on palm oil and sugary drinks

The Russian government is considering imposing a tax on palm oil and sugary drinks in a bid to fill state coffers and improve public health, according to reports.

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